Today we are not looking at any new and special breakthrough way to lose weight. We are not even looking at ways to help give your weight loss a little extra boost. Nope, today we are taking things all the way back, back to basics. Today we are giving those of you who are yet to start your weight loss journey some tips to help you start your weight loss off on the right track. Losing weight is not easy, but by following these tips at least you are starting on the right track.
Have A Reason To Be Losing Weight
It’s no good when someone asks you why you are wanting to lose weight and then you just shrug your shoulders. Have a reason to motivate yourself each and every day for wanting to get the weight off. It can be something as simple as wanting to have more energy to run around with your kids. Or maybe you saw a really nice dress in a store window that you would love to be able to fit into. The reason will be different for everyone. But when you are having a tough time saying no to that can of Pringles just think about why you are wanting to lose weight. Without motivation it’s much easier to give in to temptation.
Do Not Skip Breakfast
One of the biggest mistakes that people make is thinking that by skipping breakfast they are doing their body a favor. This could not be any further from the truth. There is no better start to your day than a nice healthy breakfast that is going to get your metabolism fired up and getting running at a good pace. By skipping breakfast all you are doing is making your metabolism run slower and worst of all you are more likely to give into to eating something that is not good for you as by 10 am you will be very hungry.
Many people are mind blown when they hear that it’s those pesky diet sodas that are stopping them losing the weight that they want to. By replacing diet soda with water you are filling your body with something that it actually needs and it also can help you feel fuller, leading you to want to eat less. I recommend that you should drink a glass of water around 20-30 minutes before each meal. A glass of water contains zero calories and does the job of keeping you hydrated. So replace that cappuccino or that diet coke you have with every meal with a tall glass of water.
I know that exercise can be very tough for some people when they are starting to lose weight. But by getting up and moving around you are burning calories and also starting the process of making yourself, fitter and healthier. I am not saying for one moment that right away you should be hitting the gym for an hour each day. Start things nice and slowly, maybe just a ten minute walk around the block? It may not sound like much, but it’s a great way to start without putting too much strain on yourself.
The Time To Start You Weight Loss Is Now!
Right now as you are reading this! Now is the time you are going to start your weight loss journey. Some people like to say they will do one last binge eating session over the weekend. Or that they will start their diet once they have finished a really tough project at work. Look your life is always going to get in the way of you losing weight. So no more making excuses, putting it off. Take the time now to get serious and realize that, yes you are strong enough to make this amazing life changing decision!
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